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swimmer swept away near trenton. and new information about what happened in theosby jury room. that's next. ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with jim gardner. ♪ >> they were searching for hours trying to find a 17-year-old swimmer who went missing in a marsh in hamilton township. late tonight they called the search off for the night
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acknowledging the worst in the tragic case of a missing team. it's wednesday night and this is the first day of tragedy in mercer county. dann cuellar is live at roblin roebling. >> the boys decided to go for a swim but there were flash winds and things went wrong. >> describing the nightmare scene the minute them jumped bo thinto the water at the park. he and three friends got caught up in a current. >> we tried to grab him. the current was so strong and took him from my hand. he was going down, coming up
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gasping for air. >> he saw marty being swept away by the current, gasping for air as he bobbed up and down. he didn't know how to swim. he shouldn't have gone in. >> jarred's mom rush today the scene after her boyfriend heard a teenager had gone missing. >> i assumed it was jarred. he can swim but could he keep above water. >> he was safe with jame's mom. >> mercy for one mother, agony for another as search teams continued to search for the young man. neighbors conveying the unthinkable soon to be confirmed by authorities. >> all operations have stopped due to lighting and concern for the safety of the firefighters. >> now the recovery operation for the 17-year-old will resume
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in the morning. the superintendent of schools says today was the last day of school and counselors will be made available tomorrow for students mourning this loss. i'm dann cuellar, channel6 "action news." >> abc news has learned exclusively that two members of the cosby jury held out for an acquittal causing the deadlock and ultimately the mistrial against cosby. abc news talked to one of the jurors after the judge released the names of all of the jurors today. on two counts of aggravated assault, 10 to convict and two to acquit. the jurors say the 10-2 vote was reached after 30 hours of deliberations when the jury told the judge they were deadlocked. that's when deliberations ended because nothing changed over the next 22 hours.
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in the words of the juror to abc news, there was no budging from there on out. kevin steele has said he would retry the case, hoping a different jury will render a different verdict. a quick burst of storm stors meant a soaker for many of us. thousands were without power tonight. the rains came fast and furious turning the evening commute into a slow go leading to untold numbers of trees down like the 8200 block of mitchner avenue where it fell on to a home. another toppled in lardner. lawn hurst, another crushed an suv along griffith street at parks. the same happened in mayfair. kathleen captured video of the tree falling on to her suv on
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surveillance camera. she just bought the mitsubishi a month ago. her neighbors spent the evening sweeping up the branches. when storms snap power lines, it can cause more than out ages, they set fires in glad win this afternoon and were too dangerous for firefighters to approach until the power was cut. homeowner joe had a similar incident. his roof was damaged and the street caught fire from live wires coming down. this was the 7900 block in northeast philadelphia. inspectors were on the scene to assess the aftermath. peco says there are 7900 customers without power, down from 32,000 at the peak.
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the majority in montgomery county and philadelphia. authorities will work through the night to restore power to everyone by morning. meanwhile, christie ileto has been following a difficult night on the septa rails. commuters vacated their trains and walked and in some cases ran down the tracks. this one example of a weather related breakdown. christie is live at the station in bryn mawr. christie? >> it was frustration on the line. some waited onboard for over an hour and took drastic measures to get home. >> people just started getting off. there were hundreds and hundreds of people on the track. >> how long have you been waiting? >> between philly and here, over an hour. >> losing patience.
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septa passengers were spotted hurrying across the tracks down the rails to the bryn mawr station platform. this is one of many on the line stopped in its tracks after a squall of evening storms downed trees and caused power and signal issues at the height of evening rush. those onboard suffered delays of over an hour. >> septa needs to do a better job training employees. everyone was sitting there a long time. >> what do you do? they don't even make announcements, not that often. just we are on hold and that's about it. >> septa had one of four downed lines. >> how is this public transportation if one five minute storm can shut you down like that? >> amtrak opens the line and workers were on scene trying to
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fix the signal issues. that was little comfort to those trying to get home. >> where are you going? >> i'm going to mall burn. they are hoping to take people from bryn mawr to continue the run, but we don't know. >> good luck. >> the passengers did eventually get home, no telling how long it took. trees and fallen debris on the tracks have been removed. septa says crews are working throughout the night to make sure tomorrow morning runs smoothly. >> live in bryn mawr, christie ileto, channel6. jim? >> thank you. let's check the weather that caused the problems with adam joseph in accuweather. >> they pushed through the city, a second line from wilmington to cape may. as the storms pulled from the northwest to the south and east, there was a rush of storms
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bringing trees and wires down every location passed through. here are the wind gusts in pottstown, 70 miles per hour. unconfirmed reports 70 miles per hour in long beach township and long beach island. month holly, 55 miles per hour. many of you were snapping shots and sending them to my facebook pages. a campground outside of wildwood as the storm was approaching. you see a stadium effect to the clouds. this is called a shelf cloud. that's the rush of wind that created all of the destruction. i have a time lapse video from cape may of the shelf cloud. amazing to look at. we have the seven-day forecast with more on tropical storm cindy coming up in a bit. >> plume of thick black smoke in
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springfield burlington county. >> fire crews battled a fire at a junk yard. the flame damaged 20 salvage vehicles. no one was hurt. >> we have all heard the term squatter's right, but we have a from germantown that may give new meaning to that story. the squatters are allowed to stay and the property owner is under arrest. annie mccormick is working on that now. how does that work? >> the germantown landlord said he e jicted a tenant out of one of his units and three people he never saw before moved into the unit. when he tried to kick them out, he wound up in jail. >> who the hell is in here? i changed the locks thursday.
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what the hell is going on. >> the landlord an property owner says squatters took over last week. >> we have no idea their names. no paper work has been provided to my client. >> frank's attorney said he called police but the squatters did too alleging frank and friends attacked them with baseball bats. they are charged with burglary, terroristic threats and simple assault. >> he's charged with burglary of his own property, and the offending party, offended by his burglary, are the squatters who have broken into his property not once but twice. >> because of an order from the court his client will be arrested if he tries to get inside his property though he lives in one of the units.
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>> the police told the squatters they can go back into the building. >> i'm like what's going on here? he said they live here. i say, how? >> no one answered the door at the top unit today. frank says last week he shut off the electricity. the people up there were allegedly running power lines and candles. >> today the philadelphia spokesperson said they could not release the arrest report about the incident. they could say frank and his friend were arrested for threatening the complaint with baseball bats. the hearing is to be held in july. back to you. >> annie, thank you. >> first they thought she had drown. now they say it's a case of
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murder. the gloucester prosecutor office says 47-year-old michelle long died of blunt force trauma. she was found saturday in her backyard swimming pool. prosecutors didn't identify a suspect but say there is no safety concern for neighbors. >> the philadelphia housing authority broke ground on its new headquarters today. the building is located in north philadelphia on ridge avenue. mayor kenney and other city leaders were on hand for the complex consolidating offices across the city. tonight the police organization celebrated its 70th year providing athletic and educational opportunities for those across the city.
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"6abc" president and general manager bernie prazenica and benefactor bill avery were on hand as was wphl president vince. >> uber could be changing after itsou boot. also, the latest details on the stabbing attack a at an american airport fbi says is terrorism. we have word the suspect is a foreigner. plus in high spirits, george clooney makes a billion dollars deal. it has to do with liquor not hollywood. >> we see liquid in the form of tropical storm cindy making landfall in texas as well as louisiana. some of the moisture is headed our way. we have the timing in the seven-day forecast. >> ducis rogers with the phillies taking on the cardinals. this was just brutal.
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>> the gulf coast is bracing tonight for the arrival of
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tropical storm cindy, a storm that has claimed the life of an alabama boy. cindy is expected to make landfall in louisiana sometime after midnight. much of the area is under a tornado threat. the fbi is treating a stabbing attack at an airnt in flint michigan as terrorism. the suspect stabbed a police officer in the neck with a 12-inch knife. he was quickly apprehended and identified as a 49-year-old canadian citizen. the fbi has no indication of a wider plot. the wounded officer helped subdue the subject and is in stable condition tonight. >> president trump basked in the delirious embrace of his
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supporters as he held a rally in cedar rapids, iowa. hhe urged senate republicans to add money to their healthcare plan because i have been talking about a plan with heart. senate republicans are supposed to reveal their plan to replace obama care tomorrow. >> president obama's homeland security secretary jay johnson is the latest official to tell the senate that russia did interfere in last year's presidential election. there were attempts to hack election systems in two dozen states. those orders came from the top. >> it was at the time direction of vladimir putin himself, orchestrated cyberattacks on our nation, a fact plain and simple. >> johnson pointed out that most stated turned down the federal
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government's offer to help with cyber security. he stopped short of saying weather the trump administration was involved or not. >> uber has been hit with several crisis in recent months including sexual harassment allegations and a criminal allegation by the department of justice. the loss of the ceo is the fourth top executive to resign in weeks. >> george clooney is not only a father and movie star, he sold his tequila brand for a million dollars. he founded it with partners four years ago. today the liquor giant says they'll buy it for $700 million up front and $300 million in performance. a billion for clooney.
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>> sit back and relax. and his tequila. >> let's get the accuweather forecast. >> heats up and humidity looking at storm tracker double scan. all of the severe weather is well off the atlantic coastline. temperatures behind it settling in the upper 60s to 70-degrees no matter where we are. it is a warm night. the humidity has come up as well. it was a cold front that passed through. a cluster in bank o berks count. the sky has cleared out and a few high clouds to the south and west. as we wake up tomorrow morning for rush hour, lots of sunshine and quickly warming. 69 at 6:00 in the morning. 8:00, jumping to 76-degrees.
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you will notice the increase in the humidity. in fact, as we look at the day planner here, lunch time breaking into the 80s and settles at 90 under partly cloudy skies. it will feel more uncomfortable than the last few days. moisture friday because of tropical storm cindy making landfall border of louisiana and texas. east of that circulation, severe weather coming from the gulf of mexico. winds sustained at 50 miles per hour. it links with the cold front friday and saturday. showers and heavy downpours roaming through with a round of energy. more sparks around the region here. not a wash out, unsettled and oh
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presoppressive here. the remnants to the south and the last blast of tropical rains come in for the weekend clearing up saturday afternoon into sunday. hot and humid tomorrow at 90-degrees. oppressive and uncomfortable friday at 88. some downpours saturday morning that could bring a couple of inches of rain to dry it out in the afternoon at 86-degrees. the humidity lowers to 85-degrees. unsettled monday, tuesday, upper 70s, clouds with a shower or two and wednesday, 82. we can all relax tomorrow before we see everything fire back up friday. >> this was a night out in university city in philadelphia to raise money for a worthy
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aaron altair with the bases loaded. greg garcia throws it away. phillies lead 5-0. cards hit three homers over the next four innings. st. louis within one, 5-4. >> second of the night, third in two days, the game is tied. pete mackanin continues to play russian roulette with the bullpen and continues to lose the battle. >> man on but -- >> around third. he's going to be held there. he went through the stop sign. he is out at home plate. >> has rare with a bone head move of the night. in the tenth, ramos throws the ball away on a pick off attempt. the go ahead run scores. phillies lose 7-6. >> those are mistakes, but they
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are not getting out of hand. we have not made many mistakes. tonight, we did, but the mistakes we are giving is making the other team be able to hit. >> phillies with first round draft pick adam haseley. >> still ahead in sports, the flyers lose a player in the expansion draft. it's the night before the nba draft. the sixers are expected to take markel fultz.
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>> at this time tomorrow the sixers will have added what they hope is one of the missing pieces. tonight is the night before the nba draft. sixers will take washington point guard markel fultz.fultz ? >> i want to be the best young man i can be. i want a high goal because i want to put in a lot of achievement. >> the nhl has announced key dates flyers open october 4th against san jose, home opener the 14th against washington.
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>> bell mar appeared in 82 games this past season, tallied eight points. that's a look at sports. >> thank you, ducis. "jimmy kimmel live" followed by "nightline." guests chadwick bozeman, at that timian na and music from kyle. "action news" continues at 4:30 with pamela edwards, matt o'donnell and karen rodgers with traffic. cecily tynan, adam joseph, the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. ♪ ♪
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